Sports TV

June 19, 2018 - 3:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The newsmagazine "60 Minutes" was not television's most popular program this year, but for the 11th consecutive season it had more people who watched at least once during the year than any other non-sports show on TV. The Nielsen company's cumulative measurement of programs may not...
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June 18, 2018 - 5:50 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian telecommunications company with streaming rights to the World Cup has allowed the free-to-air SBS network to televise matches for 48 hours while it attempts to resolve a series of disruptions that have plagued the service. Optus Sport bought broadcast rights for most...
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England's Harry Kane, top, celebrates his side's winning goal during the group G match between Tunisia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
June 18, 2018 - 4:19 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:09 a.m. Saudi team officials say the players have landed safely after a reported engine failure on their flight to Rostov-on-Don for a World Cup game against Uruguay. The Saudi Arabian Football Federation posted a statement...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev look at the field during the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup, at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, is seen behind them on the left. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 8:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the World Cup (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Millions of Russians will be watching when their team plays Egypt in its second World Cup game — but not President Vladimir Putin. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says that "it's hardly likely that (Putin) will manage...
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Sen. Ted Cruz and Jimmy Kimmel shake hands before the Blobfish Basketball Classic and one-on-one interview at Texas Southern University's Health & Physical Education Arena Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Houston. Cruz challenged Kimmel to the game after Kimmel blamed the Houston Rockets playoff loss on the senator. Cruz won 11-9. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 4:59 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic. With each basket worth a single point, Cruz topped Kimmel 11-9 in a two-hour one-on-one match they agreed to...
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Russian police detane Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell, center, as he holds a banner that read "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people" near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. A British LGBT activist has been detained has been detained near the Red Square for holding a one-man protest against Russia's abuse of gays. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
June 16, 2018 - 4:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent group that campaigns against racism and anti-gay abuse in sports has accused St. Petersburg authorities of having it evicted from its premises in the city. The Fare Network, which helps FIFA and UEFA investigate cases of discriminatory behavior by fans, had planned to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2013 file photo a Nigeria fan holds up a live chicken decorated in Nigeria's colors of green and white, ahead of the start of Nigeria's African Cup of Nations tournament final soccer match against Burkina Faso, at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file)
June 15, 2018 - 3:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:36 p.m. Chicken on plates, no problem. In the stadiums, not so much. A Russian official in the city of Kaliningrad says authorities forbade World Cup fans from bringing live chickens to matches. Some fans sometimes dye...
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June 14, 2018 - 7:37 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — At this point, it all feels familiar for John Strong and Stuart Holden. The lead broadcasters for Fox's English-language coverage of the World Cup in the United States are starting their Russian adventure in Sochi, where they spent time a year ago calling the Confederations Cup...
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People take pictures with the mascot of the 2018 soccer World Cup, the wolf named Zabivaka, in front of the World Cup stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
June 12, 2018 - 11:23 am
The first woman to call a World Cup match on U.S. television believes the competition in Russia will captivate American audiences despite not having their own team to cheer for. Aly Wagner told "PodcastOne Sports Now" co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke that while the U.S. men's team didn't qualify...
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Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman, and Chris Volo, right, arrive at Singapore's Changi Airport on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
June 12, 2018 - 1:09 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore on Tuesday as President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met for the first time. He told the Associated Press that he hopes to soon visit the White House. The eccentric former...
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